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Seul contre tous

There was an absolutely fascinating story on the French news about the head of Henri IV. The most beloved of all the French kings was assassinated on May 14, 1610 (well, he wasn’t beloved by everyone apparently). He was buried … Continue reading

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Il ne faut jamais dire “Fontaine, je ne boirai pas de ton eau!”

My home until the end of July is a summer program just seconds from the south-west corner of Le jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens). Some days are so busy that this may be the farthest I get from the program, … Continue reading

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